Australia 2021 travel guidelines and restrictions post covid19

Travel Restrictions
Tourist : Partially Allowed
Covid Testing: Negative PCR results required for some travelers.
Quarantine Package in Australia : Depends
Quarantine Brief : Quarantine for 14 days required for some travelers.

Restrictions in Local
Lockdown: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory
Published 28.05.2021
1. Travellers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to the below:
– Australian Nationals and their immediate family members;
– permanent residents of Australia and their immediate family members;
– Nationals of NewZealand residing in Australia and their immediate family members;
– passengers who have been in Australia, New Zealand or both for the full 14 days before their flight to Australia;
– passengers who have a visa and have been granted an exemption before departure; details can be found at
2. Passengers are not allowed to transit through Australia to New Zealand.
3. Passengers could be subject to presenting a “Travel Declaration” form and present it at time of check-in. The form can be found at
4. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 14 days at the first point of entry. Details can be found at
5. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight.
6. Passengers transiting through Australia for 8 to 72 hours are subject to quarantine until their next flight.
7. Passengers entering or transiting through Australia must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. More details can be found at
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 5 years;
– passengers arriving from Kiribati, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Isl., Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu;
– passengers with a positive COVID-19 PCR test result, and a medical discharge issued at most 4 weeks before departure which specifies that:
– at least 14 days have passed since they were infected with COVID-19; and
– 72 hours have passed since recovery of fever and respiratory symptoms; and
– passengers who have recovered from COVID-19 and are not contagious.

Detailed Tourist Information
Australia’s borders are closed. The only people who can travel to Australia are:

– Australian citizens
– residents
– immediate family members
– travellers who have been in New Zealand for the previous 14 days.

Learn more about who can enter Australia from the Department of Home Affairs:

Passenger flights from India to Australia have been banned until May 15, announced by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on April 27 due to COVID-19.

Lockdown Details
Nationwide, restrictions are beginning to relax. Reopening is occurring in phases and by a state-by-state All people should practice social distancing – keeping 6 feet distance with others when possible, avoid hugs, handshakes, large gatherings and close quarters basis.

Cafes, bars and restaurants across Australia are open under social distancing limitations. Museums, galleries and libraries, are open under social distancing and capacity limitations. Parks and zoos are open in some parts of Australia, under social distancing and capacity limitations. Cinemas, concert venues, theaters, arenas, auditoriums, stadiums, nightclubs are open in some parts of Australia, under social distancing and capacity limitations. Stadiums will be able host events in up to 25% capacity as of July.